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Sun Jun 1, 2014
Dan Tabit answered:
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You didn't indicate an address, so we can't answer very specifically. What I can suggest is that you get a local agent to investigate for you. If the home is a listed property, they can set up a showing or even preview it for you. If the property isn't listed, there's no telling when it might be, so I wouldn't worry too much about it. Find another home you like as well or better. ... more
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Thu Nov 28, 2013
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
Since you said you had to sign the contract in order to see the house due to a tenant occupying the home, did you make the contract subject to a home inspection? Are you using an attorney? I would think that, under the circumstances, this would be grounds to cancel, but you really need an attorney's advice. ... more
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Wed Nov 13, 2013
Lady Theresa Thombs answered:
Speak to a lawyer or have a title county research and bond the title so any closing will go smooth .
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Wed Feb 6, 2013
Underwriting guidelines allow you to cash out money from the 401K for down payment.
I don't recommend this.
Another option is to take out a loan from the 401K.... And even though you are paying it back.... It does NOT count as a payment against your debt to income ratios!!

I do these all of the time.

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Tue Oct 16, 2007
Bruce Lynn answered:
You can look it up on
Could depend on where the home is. There are a variety of taxes sometimes depending on the county, the school district, the neighborhood, etc. ... more
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